Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

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Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]

New Deals from Rail Europe!

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When I entered King’s Cross Station in London early one morning to catch a high-speed train to Paris, I was perhaps a little too tired to be excited. But under the groggy cloud that trailed me, I was more excited than I’d been my whole trip. I was going to be in Paris, the one […]

The Latest Deals from Rail Europe are here!

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One of the best times to visit a new place to experience it as authentically as possible is when it’s not the high tourist season. You get more of the local flair, don’t have to deal with as many crowds, and even better, you can often save a bundle of money! With winter in full […]

Paris, France

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Last week I wrote about London’s brand-new and incredible St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel that’s located in St. Pancras International station. It’s home of the Eurostar, which whisks passengers practically every hour to and fromParis (up to 20 trains per day),Brussels (up to 10 trains per day), andLille (up to 8 trains per day). Imagine that? […]

London’s St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel

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Last week we left off after I landed in London from an Air New Zealand flight. Passport control and customs took no time at all, though it was a long walk from the gate. If Renaissance Hotels, who brought me over the pond, hadn’t arranged a car service for me, I definitely would’ve taken Heathrow […]